Excelsior hosts top education leaders event

Thursday, January 26th, 2017.

More than 50 leaders from schools across the North East packed the SSAT’s regional conference at Excelsior Academy to discuss the hot topics impacting the education sector. Excelsior Academy Executive Principal Craig Taylor welcomed guests to the event to learn about the latest developments in leadership, policy and governance. Student representatives from ten regional schools,... Read more »

Famous five candidates campaigning for city Youth Council election

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017.

Election fever will grip Excelsior Academy tomorrow when pupils cast their votes to decide who will be their voices on the prestigious Newcastle Youth Council. Every pupil in Hadrian, Milburn and Collingwood schools as well as Excelsior College, will have the opportunity to vote for a candidate to represent them on the council. Newcastle Youth... Read more »

Excelsior engineers build model cars for starting grid showdown

Monday, January 23rd, 2017.

Budding engineers battled it out for race glory after building battery powered model cars under the watchful eye of the British Army. Army Community Youth Engagement Officer Sergeant Major Mark Hill MBE delivered all the working parts to pupils as part of an SMSC day for Key Stage 3 pupils – helping to build their... Read more »

Chess master takes on Excelsior grand challenge

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017.

An internationally acclaimed chess master played 30 games at the same time against Excelsior Academy pupils in a test of his skills. Malolaprasath TS went head to head with the youngsters from Rainbird Primary and the academy schools in a bid to raise the profile of the sport across Newcastle schools. As the World Chess... Read more »

Light bulb moments being turned into commercial reality

Monday, January 23rd, 2017.

Pupils from across Excelsior Academy are pooling their collective entrepreneurial talent in the latest workshop focusing on turning ideas into viable business products. They are learning about the power of enterprise in a CEIAG project being run across Hadrian, Collingwood and Milburn schools as well as Rainbird Primary, with the Hat-Trick community group. Former Excelsior... Read more »

Excelsior venue for healthy schools experts

Monday, February 13th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy is delighted to be hosting health co-ordinators from schools across Newcastle tomorrow night. The Newcastle Healthy School Forum will discuss opportunities and challenges facing schools, such as developing physically active environments – an area Excelsior is leading the way on through its ‘Let’s Get Physical’ fitness challenge campaign. PE and Sports Leaders have... Read more »